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comment What's the reason for having a large number of guitars?
Guitarists often collect guitars as investments, like stocks or bonds or real estate. Musicians enjoy trading guitars -- buying them cheap, selling them for a profit, using the profits to buy more guitars. It's a hobby that can generate money. Some people collect paintings and art and fine antique furniture. Guitars, to guitarists, are pretty much the same.
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comment Kahler vs Floyd Rose
This is a 30-minute video. I'm not going to watch the whole thing. Could you state the exact position, in minutes and seconds, that this point is discussed?
Aug
27
comment What's the purpose of the key signature information in a MIDI file?
Point taken. Snide comments withdrawn.
Aug
21
comment Is there a key-less synth/midi controller to control and modulate my Yamaha keyboard?
Go to a large music store, explain to the salesperson what it is you want to do, and they will show you equipment that they sell that will do it, and explain and demonstrate its use. This will save you a lot of time over doing a lot of searching online when you don't know enough to ask the right questions.
Aug
13
comment Voice parts singing
No, with regard to choirs, "unison" can certainly mean the same note name, sung in multiple octaves. This is because of the simple expedient that a bass and a soprano have, practically speaking, no notes in common.
Aug
12
comment Looking for software to combine notation and recorded loops
ReWire is covered in Section 6.17 in the Sibelius 7.5 Reference Manual (page 613). Next you'll need to figure out how to get it configured in the DAW of your choice.
Aug
11
comment Lilypond templating or content management system?
Good points. I know this isn't a proper answer. I posted this because I'm curious about what the W3C Music Notation Community might develop in the future with regard to enabling working with sheet music on the web, which is related to the question.
Aug
11
comment Half notes with slashed stem
If there were two slashes through the stem of a half note, it would be 8th notes, and if there were three slashes through the stem of a half note, it would be 16th notes, etc.
Aug
11
comment Melody Writing - Tension & Release
I think this is a good question but it may not be a good fit for this site, as it would not lend itself to specific, concise answers, and that's what we go for here.
Aug
11
comment Which time signatures are associated with particular types of music?
Norway and Sweden, too.
Aug
11
comment Which time signatures are associated with particular types of music?
Not if you live in places like Turkey and Greece and Bulgaria. What we call irregular time signatures (or "asymmetrical rhythms") have been part of their folk dances for centuries.
Aug
6
comment Music Creation Software for Midi and Yamaha Synth
GarageBand is already on @CRAIG's computer and it's free, and it's integrated with the operating system that he's already familiar with. Those are all good reasons.
Aug
6
comment Where or what is the guitar table
In what nation and in what language was this "guitar test"? I'm curious as to who would use the term "table" in this context.
Aug
5
comment Music Creation Software for Midi and Yamaha Synth
Exactly. You'll find it quite professional and not-at-all cheesy. It's a good place to start. If his needs are greater, he can purchase a higher-end app for more money later on.
Aug
1
comment Am I a low tenor or a high baritone?
I second @MattPutnam! You are too young to even worry about these things. Your voice is a physiological thing and it is still growing and changing throughout your teen years. You are really too young to take lessons from a voice teacher. But by all means stay away from video courses and the like. You could hurt your voice. Just relax, and sing, and don't push it and don't worry. It will take several years for things to settle out and for your voice to mature. This is perfectly normal for a young man.
Jul
31
comment Are there any other common names for what I've heard called a “Crossover Guitar”
I would say that the only way to find out would be to actually play one in a music store. And as for working with your tuning, that depends on the individual gauges of strings that you select, and on getting a good setup on the guitar.
Jul
31
comment What is this technique of singing called ?(bass effect)
No, the pitch has nothing to do with it, per se. She can sing those same notes raspy and dirty, and she can sing those same notes "clean". And she can probably use the raspy tone with higher notes too.
Jul
21
comment Lilypond incorrectly displaying natural signs in B Major
It's hard to tell from two measures of music, but perhaps the melody isn't actually in any major key, per se. Perhaps the piece is in another church mode such as Dorian or Lydian and you haven't identified the correct key signature to represent that mode (with as few accidentals as possible).
Jul
20
comment 8 quarter notes in 4/4 time?! And how do I insert this into Guitar Pro?
@Patrx2, You can watch Daniel Spreadbury discussing this issue right here. youtu.be/VBhPyTNkXKI?t=24m
Jul
20
comment 8 quarter notes in 4/4 time?! And how do I insert this into Guitar Pro?
The point is that you should clearly show where the beats are. Using those "staggered" syncopated quarter notes obscures where the beats are.